New to Home Video 6/7/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 6/7/22:
In a number of ways, most especially in terms of budget, The Northman is Robert Eggers’ most ambitious film so far. And in the sets, the sprawling locations, the visual effects and the deep bench of notable actors, that financial ambition is up there on the screen. Yet there remains the impression that all of that money has had a tempering influence. The Northman might have some fantastically evocative character names (Fjölnir the Brotherless, King Aurvandil War-Raven, Olga of the Birch Forest) but it never gives itself over to the otherworldly lunacy lurking within in the way The Lighthouse did. It flirts with madness but remains in the mainstream… Review
Also new to home video 6/7/22: The Contractor, Compartment No. 6, The Feast, Catch the Fair One, Ascension
Battleship Pretension is a film discussion show and a film review website founded by Tyler Smith and David Bax. Beginning in March 2007, Battleship Pretension the show (known to fans simply as “BP”) embodies the type of laidback, free-flowing conversations had by lovers of film around the world. Battleship Pretension the website is dedicated to being a destination for those seeking worthwhile opinions on current releases, be they foreign, independent, studio pictures, theatrical, home video releases, etc. From its meager beginnings in Los Angeles, Battleship Pretension has amassed a worldwide audience and readership. From Germany to Korea to Australia, people have tuned in to share in Tyler and David’s love of film. As Battleship Pretension’s following continues to grow, the purpose remains the same: Reach out to the international cinephile community, invite them to join in the discussion and perhaps even start one of their own.